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Doctors Without Borders staffer killed in north Syria camp

BEIRUT (AP) — The international aid organization Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday a staff member was killed and three were injured in separate incidents last month in a camp for displaced people in northeast Syria. The al-Hol camp houses families of members of the Islamic State group and has witnessed a sharp increase in crime … Read more

Fire kills 3 children in Syrian camp housing IS families

A fire in a camp housing families of members of the Islamic State group killed three children and injured 15 others in northeast Syria, the U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF, said Sunday. UNICEF called for the safe reintegration and repatriation of all children in al-Hol Camp and across the northeast of Syria following the fire the … Read more

Ten French women who joined IS go on hunger strike in Syria camp

The Daily Beast ‘This Is Some Crazy Nightmare’: Mom Recounts Last Moments With Her 3 Kids Who Died in Texas Power Outage Courtesy of Jackie NguyenLast Monday, Jackie Pham Nguyen was grateful to still have power at her Texas home.Her kids—Colette, 5, Edison, 8, and Olivia, 11—played in the snow that morning before coming inside … Read more

Barcelona presidential election: Candidates’ blueprints for Nou Camp club

Barcelona’s presidential election on 7 March is the most important in the recent history of the club. Their Champions League dismantling, at the hands of Paris St-Germain in the first leg of their last-16 tie, is the latest low point for a club which not so long ago boasted of being able to count on … Read more

Putin opposition leader Alexey Navalny could be sent to a Russian prison camp within days after losing appeal

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny talks to one of his lawyers Moscow City Court via AP Russian opposition leader and Putin critic, Alexey Navalny, likely to be sent to prison camp. Navalny lost his appeal, although a judge reduced his 3-year sentence by six weeks. The former lawyer faces another trial on Saturday, this time … Read more

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

BEIRUT (AP) — The deaths stacked up: a policeman shot dead with a pistol equipped with a silencer, a local official gunned down, his son wounded, an Iraqi man beheaded. In total, 20 men and women were killed last month in the sprawling camp in northeastern Syria housing families of the Islamic State group. The … Read more